Feels Like I Am Mowing The Lawn

As I look at my Sangl Family Home Pay-Off Spectacular, I get the very real feeling that I am mowing my lawn.  (Click on the image below to see the actual spectacular.)

I am working along the outside perimeter of the house to ensure that we own at least all of our exterior walls.   It makes me feel like I am mowing the lawn.  I always start by mowing the outside perimeter and then work toward the center.  I am certain that this is a mental game that I play, but here is why I mow my lawn with this technique (and color in the squares on the Sangl Family Home Pay-Off Spectacular).

  • I want the longest and hardest part to be done first.
  • As I work toward completion, the time to complete each complete pass is shorter.
  • This method helps me see that I am making progress with every pass that I make.

Have you ever mowed your lawn for months or years with a small push mower and then had the opportunity to mow it with a riding mower that had a 48" deck?  All of the sudden, the push mower seems totally puny and inferior.  That is EXACTLY what it has felt like to slow down on our mortgage pay-off for the past six months.  It felt like I had to jump off of the riding mower and start push mowing again.  I am PUMPED to know that we are again back on the riding mower starting this month!

What techniques are you using to color in your Spectaculars?

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